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    Re: Great container to hold samples

    Oiy!!! How my sample collection has grown since I first posted about it. Now, I resort to storing in ornamental boxes and make up bags. The cute bags you get with perfume/lotion gift sets work like a...
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    Chic Crystal by Carolina Herrera

    Anyone know if this is a limited addition bottle with the same juice or does it have different fragrance notes? I like the bottle, but don't know if I like it enough for the same fragrance as Chic.
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    Rose Bourbon by Marina de Bourbon

    I bought a bottle of what I thought was Rose Bourbon by Princess Marina De Bourbon on E-Bay and was sent a bottle of Rouge Royal. Who is confused, me or the seller? Are they one and the same or two...
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    Re: Madness Natural Black by Chopard

    Thank you. I appreciate it. Sounds right up my alley.
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    Madness Natural Black by Chopard

    Anyone familiar with this scent and how does it compare to the regular Madness? I have tried most of the Chopard's and was curious to what the notes are of this one? I do like the woody, peppery...
  6. Thread: Stella Sheer

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    Stella Sheer

    Who has tried this? Is it a more citrus version of Stella? I'd be interested in any thoughts. I like Stella and was wondering if the sheer would be right for me.
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    Re: Absolu or Absolu Intense by Rochas

    Thank you, all! Something tells me I will end up with at least a mini of this one. I can't resist trying it.
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    Absolu or Absolu Intense by Rochas

    Anyone try either one of these? I never hear much about them other than they are a rose floral. The intense is more, well...intense. I happen to like rose perfumes and you can pick it up pretty...
  9. Thread: What the???

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    Re: What the???

    Mine is 0.17 size. I would still recommend that you give it a try. Just know that the cap is a strange one. Most caps rest on top and it is obvious that you pull it off. This one wraps around the...
  10. Thread: What the???

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    Re: What the???

    I feel so foolish. It is reassuring to know that I am not the only one who had a tough time with this one. I thought for sure old age was setting in. After I cried "defective bottle" the seller...
  11. Thread: What the???

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    Re: What the???

    Haha...that seals it for me. There is definitely no hole. I swear I am not that daft. I bet you were wondering. I'm contacting the seller to let them know I got a defective bottle. I appreciate your...
  12. Thread: What the???

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    Re: What the???

    I get nothing. There is resistance and the cirlces don't budge. There is no squirt action, or hole. Now I'm getting frustrated. My eye sight isn't the greatest, but I certainly should be able to...
  13. Thread: What the???

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    Re: What the???

    Dare I say...I see no hole. I'm armed with my glasses and everything.

    On the bottom I see the flat spot on the amber glass where the juice is, which is the bottom, I'm guessing. On the top, the...
  14. Thread: What the???

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    What the???

    Not one of my finer moments. Boy, do I feel stupid. I thought I was buying a mini of Omnia on E-bay. Apparently, I bought a chatskie to display on my shelf. I can not figure out how to get the darn...
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    Re: Givenchy Organza Indecence

    This is one of my favorites.
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    Re: Tuberose and Vetiver???

    Hmmmm...Fracas. I smelled that once from a magazine sample. I know that is not a fair analysis of the fragrance, but it got my attention and it was a firm NO! I believe everything deserves a second...
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    Re: Guess Gold, any thoughts?

    Haha...I did the exact same thing. Guess Gold was around #12 on my manic sweep through the fragrance department over Christmas. If I remember correctly, it did get my attention and deserves a second...
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    Re: Would you refuse Angel?

    Slightly off topic, but you don't hear much of a buzz about Alien nearly as much as you do about Angel. I think Alien is a lovely scent. When I first tried it, I was a little put off and not sure. I...
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    Tuberose and Vetiver???

    Of course I've heard of these notes and I also know they can be dreaded to some. However, I don't know how they smell. What are some examples of Tuberose and Vetiver perfumes? I'd appreciate any...
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    Re: Chopard Madness?

    I'm a huge fan of Chopard fragrances and Madness is one I enjoy. It is a bit unusual if you have never tried it. My sister smelled this on me and loved it. She went out and bought it and now hates...
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    Re: Anyone ever try Miss Habanita?

    Is this a lighter version of the original? Maybe aimed toward the younger crowd? I've never heard of it, or never tried Habanita. It is on my to try list though.
  22. Thread: Fendi Question?

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    Re: Fendi Question?

    Okay, this is starting to make sense to me now. I have a mini of the original Fendi. No wonder it smelled so hauntingly familiar.

    I was wondering why some companies would list it as Fendi Donna,...
  23. Re: Looking for a casual, everyday scent for my girlfriend

    Both of these Bvlgari's are nice. The Omnia is a bit spicy, but I don't think overly so.

    Bvlgari Blv Notte deeper version of the classic Bvlgari BLV fragrance, BLV Notte is a lush blend of...
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    Re: your favorite fig

    Try Valentino V Absolu. I'm anxiously awaiting its arrival in the mail right now. It's one of my favorites at the moment. Give it try...

    Fig, Pink Grapefruit, Orange Blossom, Lei Flowers, Rose...
  25. Thread: Fendi Question?

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    Fendi Question?

    What is the difference between Fendi and Fendi Donna? The fragrance notes were the same when I compared them. Anyone know? I just received a mini of Fenid Donna and it is lovely. Smells like regular...
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    Re: I had no idea????

    It's good to know I wasn't the only one in the "dark". I really wondered how I could miss out. Hey, what else am I missing out on? I feel like such a fungi. I really must come out of the dark.
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    Re: I had no idea????

    Yes it is.
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    Re: I had no idea????

    Ohhhh...a vacation. As in a REAL vacation? Are you considering something warm and tropical? It's icy and cold here. So tropical is the first thing that comes to my mind. Give me warm sand...
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    Re: Today I bought ... (for January 2007)

    Valentino V Absolu.
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    Re: I had no idea????

    No bubble burst here. I understand personal taste is just that. I don't buy anything unless I sample first. There are many perfumes I hear their name batted around often, I think are horrendous. I...
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    Re: Hello, and Help :)

    I love Stella! This surprises me because I used to think that rose fragrances were "icky". Another one I can't get enough of is Ghost by Scannon. It is much lighter then Stella, but lovely none the...
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    Re: TGIF!!! SotD Friday 12 January

    I started with Le Baiser du Dragon, followed by Delices de Cartier and now I'm basking in the glory of Narciso Rodriguez, both the EDT and EDP. I'm trying to decide which one I like best. I keep...
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    I had no idea????

    It's funny...there is a whole other world of perfume that I had no idea existed. How did this happen? How could I have been so unaware? Sure, I was familiar with the popular perfumes, the perfumes...
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    Great container to hold samples

    I read somewhere, it may have been here, or perhaps somewhere else, but a question was posed on what to do with sample vials. How do you store them? I don't know if this is common knowledge and I am...
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    Re: SotD Saturday 6 January

    Today was Brit Red.
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    Re: Monthly "Perfume Club"?

    Yes there is. Visit Purfume Emporium for details.
  37. Thread: Boozy

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    Re: Boozy

    Velvet Rope by Apothia. It's wonderful...

    ...inspired by an icy, dry, vanilla martini spiked with absolute jasmine and a twist of grapefruit.
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    Re: Luca Turin's "Crack 'o Doom" frags?

    I'm facing nuclear annihilation, I'm grabbing my Adrienne Vittadini for sure. I'm absolutely in love with this fragrance. It is so soothing.
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    Re: Free Perfume Samples?

    I loved the Velvet Rope. I frowned when my sample was gone. Silly me, I thought the sample spray was full. It had a little tiny bit in the bottom and I went thought it pretty quick. That will be my...
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    Free Perfume Samples?

    Hmmmm...I must have filled out over 15 forms to receive free perfume samples from various companies. Vera Wang, Sara Jessica, JLo...I'm still waiting. I have only received samples from one company....
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    Re: What has made you the most nauseated?

    Not bad. I layered Nu with Red delicious which is to sweet for my taste. The combo is sugar and spice. Much better when the two are brought together.
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    Re: What has made you the most nauseated?

    Nu by Yves Saint Laurent. This has all of the qualities for me to adore it. When I first put it on...spicy, spicy. I love the incense. In a matter of minutes it turns into an old rubbery hot water...
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    Re: Today I bought ... (for December 2006)

    Soon to arrive samples of:

    Popy Moreni
    Subtil by Salvatore Ferragamo
    L' Instant de Guerlain
    Burberry Brit Red
    Gucci
    Mira Bai By Chopard
    Wish Pink Diamond By Chopard
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    Re: The "Casmir's" by Chopard

    Thank you so much for that information. You have been very helpful. I am on a Chopard kick. Madness, Wish, Casmir...love them. I just ordered a sample of Mira Bai and Wish Pink Diamond from...
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    Re: The "Casmir's" by Chopard

    I'm getting a spicer feel from the pink. It is so vague however, it is hard to detect.
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    The "Casmir's" by Chopard

    Try as I might I cannot find any information about the different Casmir's. I have googled and googled and have come up empty. I love the original and wanted to pick up a bottle. I then stumbled upon...
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    Re: funny story about an SA

    I wish I could go in and smell at my free will at closing time to avoid any overbearing SA. I just want to sniff in peace.
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    Re: Looking for help finding a peppery? fragrance

    Madness by Chopard. I just discovered this and like it very much. It will be one of my next purchases. Top notes of Lychee Rose, Kumquat and Pink Perrercorn, Flamboyant Flower Tree, Wild Wild Rose...
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    Re: Fave frag scorned today

    It is funny how our tastes change over the years. My favorite sig scent was D&G red cap and Byblos. I can barely stomach either now. I wore Fendi and Cinnabar years, and years ago then grew tired and...
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    Re: Today I bought ...

    Soon to arrive in the mail, samples of: Miss Dior Cherie, Giorgio Armani Sensi, Betsey Johnson, Ralph Lauren Hot, Narciso Rodriguez, Burberry Touch.

    Just received Velvet rope and Madness. Love...
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    Re: SotD Monday 18 December

    Stella. I never thought I was much of a rose person. It always made me think of my Gramma. I do like Stella though. It is really growing on me.

    Can anyone tell me about Nahema By Guerlain? I know...
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    Re: Looking forward...

    Thanks everyone for the warm welcome. I'm so excited to have found a place where I can babble on about my newest, most favorite fragrance of the moment. I started talking about Stella one day to a...
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    Looking forward...

    ...to getting to know you. I'm a new member in the fragrance forum world. I've recently reawakened my passion for fragrances and have been spending much time reading about new fragrances and getting...
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